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Key sites for seabird conservation identified in...

Thu, 20/12/2012
BirdLife has launched a report titled Important Areas for Seabirds – guiding marine conservation in the tropical Pacific revealing the most important sites in the tropical Pacific for seabirds – now identified as marine Important Bird Areas

Special issue of World Birdwatch celebrates...

Thu, 20/12/2012
You can browse online through the pages of the latest issue of World Birdwatch and find out what BirdLife has achieved in its first 90 years.

Business acting for biodiversity: CEMEX and...

Wed, 19/12/2012
Conservation work begins at pilot quarry sites worldwide by multi-national cement and aggregates company, CEMEX, in partnership with BirdLife International and its Partners.

Exemptions to EU law cause wildlife damage in...

Wed, 19/12/2012
Despite condemnation from the European Court of Justice and repeated warnings from the European Commission, Malta seems to be determined to continue ignoring EU laws on the regulation of hunting. BirdLife Europe asks the European Commission to finally take decisive action.

The UK has lost 44 million birds since 1966

Tue, 18/12/2012
The UK has lost more than 44 million breeding birds in less than half a century, including an average of 50 house sparrows every hour, according to the State of the UK's Birds 2012 report.

Nairobi Convention COP 7 adopts a decision to...

Mon, 17/12/2012

The Seventh Conference of Parties (COP 7) of the Nairobi Convention ended on 14th

Up in smoke: charcoal production threatens almost...

Mon, 17/12/2012
When African Union Mission in Somalia forces took control of the port city of Kismayo in Southern Somalia in September, they found an estimated four million sacks of charcoal waiting to be exported. However, a ban on export dates back to 1969.

Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Migratory...

Sat, 15/12/2012
The workshop will bring together leading experts from both the energy and nature conservation sectors to tackle bird mortality in energy infrastructure in the Middle East Region

New video showcases community project in Fiji

Fri, 14/12/2012
BirdLife Pacific has released a new video about a community conservation project in Fiji...

Sustainable utilization of wetland resources by a...

Thu, 13/12/2012
Wetlands, birds and people benefit from each other in Rwanda

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund provides US$...

Thu, 13/12/2012
After four years, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund’s investment in the Indo- Burma biodiversity hotspot has resulted in more than US$ 9.8 million in grants to 54 civil society organisations to conserve biodiversity in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

Protected areas and ecotourism at risk in North...

Thu, 13/12/2012
A wind farm project soon to be approved by authorities in the North Aegean islands of Lesvos, Limnos and Chios in Greece is being questioned and can only be described as ‘self-destructive’ by the Hellenic Ornithological Society and the Society for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage.

Giant graffiti to help save threatened birds in...

Wed, 12/12/2012
In the framework of its on-going Life project aiming at protecting raptors, BirdLife in Bulgaria (BSPB) decided to use creativity to better catch public attention, starting with a giant graffiti in the heart of Sofia.

Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December

Aves Uruguay working with rural children and...

Tue, 11/12/2012
Aves Uruaguay have run their first workshop to educate rural children and their teachers

Film-maker wanted for conservation expedition to...

Tue, 11/12/2012
Conservationists in the South Pacific are looking for an adventurous and talented film-maker to document an expedition to one of the remotest islands on the planet. “We’re searching for somebody with the full package of skills from story-boarding, to filming and editing, and who is willing to be part of a month-long expedition to an extremely remote Pacific atoll”, said Don Stewart – BirdLife Director for the Pacific Partnership...
Nairobi Convention

The Seventh Conference of Parties to the Nairobi...

Mon, 10/12/2012
The COP7 is expected to consider and adopt recommendations of a regional report on Birds as indicators of ecosystem health developed by BirdLife Partnership in collaboration with the national governments and the Secretariat of the Nairobi Convention.

Climate change talks end with Doha Climate Gateway

Mon, 10/12/2012
After two weeks of intense and frustrating negotiations governments reached agreement on a compromise text which yet again falls far short of what is needed to keep the world on a pathway of limiting global average temperature rises to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.